If you are granted this visa, you and any extra family members must abide by all Australian laws.
You would be expected to assist your family members and aid them in settling in Australia as the sponsor by providing the following:
- moral assistance
- a suitable location
- monetary/ Financial assistance
The sponsor is responsible for these duties during the first two years of residency.
ASSURER OF SUPPORT
The assurer is required to do the following:
- provide enough financial support so that you or any accompanying family members do not need government assistance, and
- Any recoverable social security payments, including those made by Centrelink to you and anyone protected by the Assurance of Support, must be reimbursed to the Australian Government.
- Before the visa is approved, you must pay a refundable security deposit.
From the time you and any accompanying family members arrive in Australia, the Assurance of Support must be in place for two years.
CERTIFICATION OF SUPPORT
An Assurance of Support (AoS) is a legal agreement between a sponsor, a family member, an organization, or any other person who may be eligible to be an assurer and the Australian Government to repay certain social security payments made to a person or their family members applying to migrate to Australia during their AoS period.